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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Gatlinburg

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Once you have been to one Ripley’s adventure, you have seen them all. This was interesting but the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
then1019
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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
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Many Visits

The old faithful Ripley's is still the same. It underwent a big renovation over the last year and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Georgiaman_1
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Chatsworth, Georgia
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Discover the strange, the shocking, and beautiful at our newly renovated Ripley's Believe It or Not! in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Enjoy hours of family fun while you explore over 600 unbelievable exhibits, can’t miss photo ops, and hands-on...more
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800 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3247
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This trip with kids was well worth visiting. Great place to keep the children occupied for several hours. A lot of fun and interesting stuff to see. Great for adults as well.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is interesting but more hands on displays than oddities to view. Sorta fake. Would like to have seen more displays of the acctual Ripley oddities.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Willam D
Reviewed 3 days ago

First, I had my 80 year old mother in a wheelchair that wanted to go to this attraction, so I obliged. My ticket was 24.99, she got a senior discount, but only one dollar, her ticket was 23.99. Wow, what a savings. So, after we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think every time I looked at the outside of the building I saw something new. Loved the new design inside and out and so many new things to check out and try.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once you have been to one Ripley’s adventure, you have seen them all. This was interesting but the kids lost interest quickly. They wanted more interactive things to do.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank then1019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chances are you’ve been in one of these Ripley’s museums before: If so, you’re not gonna see anything different here. This place has been here forever, but hasn’t changed a whole lot. There are some cool and interesting items and facts found throughout the museum;...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old faithful Ripley's is still the same. It underwent a big renovation over the last year and the outside is very new and different. The inside is really, more or less the same. It is true tourist attraction but my grandchildren always find something...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a break from hiking at the Smokies. This was our second time at a Ripley's, and the first time was in Orlando, FL. Compared to the Orlando location, this is just ok. In Gatlinburg, there was many more interactive hands-on exhibits, but there...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Christine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are some interesting things here and lots of hands on exhibits for the kids. We spent an hour or so walking through the place. The kids really liked it, overall it was expensive and just ok.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this several years ago and found it very interesting and spent hours there. On this trip we decided to go since it has been updated we might have spent 45 minutes and we were very disappointed in the updates that were done...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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MarkfromMarketing, Manager at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Gatlinburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Q3621OWbelindac, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We certainly appreciate the feedback as we are always looking for ways to improve!

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Lisa D
January 4, 2019|
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Response from wvsjr | Reviewed this property |
Not sure sorry
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August 22, 2018|
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Response from Jessica C |
They do! All of their attractions do 🙂
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mollieb1011
May 25, 2018|
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Response from scottaC4218ND | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is still under upgrade - it was closed in February. Here is the contact info for the Odditorium: Phone (865) 436-5096
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